Martha Jane Blades, 71, Humboldt, Kan., a former Joplin-area resident, died at 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 29, 1996, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center, Chanute, Kan., after a short illness.
Miss Blades was born Aug. 24, 1924, at Cherryvale, Kan. She attended Cherryvale schools and was a graduate of what now is Labette Community College, Parsons, and the University of Kansas. She received her master's degree from what now is Pittsburg (Kan.) State University.
She had been a teacher at Paola High School and Independence Junior College, both in Kansas, and Missouri Southern State College, Joplin. She began working for the Chanute Tribune as a reporter in 1970. She moved to Humboldt in 1980 and worked at the Humboldt Public Library. She retired in 1982.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church at Chanute, the Order of the Eastern Star, and the alumni associations of KU and PSU.
Survivors include two brothers, Ralph C. Blades Jr., Humboldt, and Donald Blades, Fort Worth, Texas.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, Chanute. The Rev. Charles Carson will officiate.
Her body is being donated to the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Arrangements are under the direction of Kunkel Funeral Chapel, Humboldt.
Contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, Chanute, or the Humboldt Public Library.
Kenneth C. Hart, 69, Joplin, died at 2:25 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 1996, at his home after an illness.
Mr. Hart was born Sept. 19, 1927, at Springfield. He lived in Joplin most of his life. He worked for Eagle-Picher Industries Inc. from 1958 until his retirement in 1990. He was a member of the Iron Gates Christian Church. He was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons and a life member of the National Rifle Association. He also was a member of Webb City Post No. 322, American Legion. He was a member of Joplin Local No. 812, United Rubber Workers of America. He was a World War II Navy veteran, serving in the Philippines.
He married June B. Sailor on Oct. 21, 1954, in Joplin. She died May 1, 1983.
Survivors include five daughters, Geneva Craig, June Mattes, Theresa Striegel and Christine Carr, all of Joplin, and Sylvia Harrison, Boron, Calif.; two brothers, Carlin Hart, Gravette, Ark., and Dale Hart, Jay, Okla.; five sisters, Esther Underhill, West Fork, Ark., Rachael Smith, Marjorie Treadway, Dorothy Long, and Donna Jones, all of Joplin; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are pending with Parker Mortuary, Joplin.
Betty V. Patrick, 75, 2121 Laura Lane, a former Joplin restaurateur and society and food editor of The Joplin Globe, died at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 1996, at St. John's Regional Medical Center after a long illness.
Mrs. Patrick was born July 25, 1921, at Oklahoma City, Okla. She was a 1939 graduate of Southwest High School at Kansas City. She attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City for two years.
From 1942 to 1946, she served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC), attaining the rank of captain. She received the 7th Army commanding general's award for a booklet promoting WAC recruitment. From 1946 to 1954, she was a system's service representative for the IBM Corp., Kansas City.
She married the Rev. David C. Patrick Sr. on July 23, 1952, at Independence, Mo. They moved to Joplin in 1955.
Mrs. Patrick joined the Globe as society editor in 1968 and later became women's news editor in charge of the newspaper's Living section. She was instrumental in establishing the newspaper's first food section, becoming editor of that section in 1982.
From 1982 to 1989, she served as chef and president of Betty Patrick's Gourmet Foods Restaurant at 510 Joplin Ave. During its operation, the restaurant received a ``two star'' rating in the Mobil Travel Guide, and a ``three star'' rating in the AAA Motor Club Restaurant and Hotel Guide.
She was a member of the Southwest Missouri Chapter of the Missouri Restaurant Association. In 1987, she was the chapter's restaurateur of the year.
Between 1979 and 1983, she attended and completed cooking courses at schools in France and Italy. She taught a cooking course at Newman's Department Store during those years.
In retirement, she was a member of the board of directors of the auxiliary at St. John's Regional Medical Center. She was chairwoman of the center's information desk.
She was a communicant of St. Philip's Episcopal Church, Joplin.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Virginia ``Ginny'' Patrick Ford, Singapore; a son, David C. Patrick Jr., Nevada; and a sister, Helen ``Happy'' Crow, Kiawah Island, S.C.
Services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Philip's Episcopal Church. The Rev. Roger Stinnett, the Rev. Dan Erdman, and Andy Fritsch, deacon, will officiate.
The body is to be cremated. Visitation is scheduled after the service in the church's fellowship hall.
Donations may be made to the hospice program at St. John's or to St. Philip's Episcopal Church.
Evelyn Jean Stubblefield, 88, Fayetteville, Ark., died Sunday, July 28, 1996, at her home after an illness. She was the mother of Donald Eugene Stubblefield, Joplin.
Mrs. Stubblefield was born June 4, 1908, at Sparta, Tenn. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church, Fayetteville.
Her husband, William Hugh Stubblefield, died Jan. 17, 1994.
Survivors include two additional sons, William Hugh Stubblefield, Batesville, Miss., and David Eugene Stubblefield, Fort Smith, Ark.; two sisters, Betty Pothast, Fayetteville, and Josephine Jones, Garden Grove, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at First Baptist Church, Fayetteville. The Rev. Jon M. Stubblefield and the Rev. Andrew M. Hall will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Fayetteville.
Arrangements are under the direction of Moore's Funeral Chapel, Fayetteville.
Contributions may be made to Friends of Hospice or the First Baptist Church, both of Fayetteville.
CARTHAGE, Mo. … Jack Beckett, 86, Carthage route 4, died at 7:35 p.m. Monday, July 29, 1996, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, after a two-month illness.
Mr. Beckett was born Dec. 26, 1909, at Fayetteville, Ark. He lived in the Scotland community, near Duenweg, most of his life.
He retired in 1975 from the former Atlas Powder Co. as a gate guard after 47 years of employment. He also farmed after his retirement and worked 10 years for Winter farms at Diamond. He also had served as caretaker of the Sterling Cemetery in the Atlas community since 1969. He was a member of the Diamond Grove Christian Church, and had served as an elder, deacon and trustee. He was a member of the Four-State Men's Christian Fellowship.
His first wife, Nadine Endicott Beckett, preceded him in death. He married Eunice Thompson on June 27, 1954, at Carthage. She survives.
Additional survivors include a son, Mural Beckett, Joplin; two daughters, Ruby Kingery, Duenweg, and Beverly Ash, Liberty; three brothers, Woodrow Beckett, Denair, Calif., Floyd Beckett, Turlock, Calif., and Tom Beckett, La Habra, Calif.; a sister, Katie Hill, Ontario, Calif.; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Diamond Grove Christian Church, with Phil Lockhart, minister, officiating. Burial will be in Sterling Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Richard Kingery, John Kingery, Jeff Kingery, Biff Beckett, Logan Beckett and Allen Ash.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Mason-Woodard Mortuary, Joplin.
Contributions may be made to the Diamond Grove Christian Church, in care of the funeral home.
STELLA, Mo. … Maxey ``Mackey'' Fitzgerald, 46, Stella, died at 10:35 p.m. Monday, July 29, 1996, at his home after a two-year illness.
Mr. Fitzgerald was born July 26, 1950, at Lamesa, Texas. He moved to the Ritchey area in 1964. He graduated in 1969 from East Newton High School in 1969. He was a self-employed livestock and crop farmer. He had worked for the Diamond and Joplin stockyards from 1984 to 1994. He was a Baptist.
He married Cheryl Oxendine on July 31, 1973, at Miami, Okla. She survives.
Additional survivors include a son, Wesley Fitzgerald, of the home; his mother, Joyce Fitzgerald, Stella; and three sisters, Bonita Gasche and Anita Norman, both of Stella, and Maxine VanSlyke, Dallas, Texas.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Clark Funeral Home, Granby. Steve Higgs will officiate. Burial will be in Newtonia IOOF Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Harold Haskins, Ron Springer, Kelly Kissire, Kenny O'Hara, Bobby Brown and Dan Biddlecome.
Family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the hospice program at St. John's Regional Medical Center, in care of the funeral home.
PURDY, Mo. … Ellis Gover, 77, El Paso, Texas, husband of Mary D. Linebarger, Purdy, died at 10 a.m. Monday, July 29, 1996, at Columbia East Medical Center, El Paso, after a sudden illness.
Mr. Gover was born June 24, 1919, at Edwards, Mo. He graduated from William Jewell College, Liberty. He had been a resident of El Paso since 1955. He retired in 1983 from Rainbo Bakery as office manager and vice president. He worked with Future Realtors for several years after his retirement from the bakery. He was a member of the El Paso First Baptist Church. He served as a deacon and taught Sunday school for 39 years.
Additional survivors include a son, Ron Dover, Dallas, Texas; a daughter, Marcia Chambee, Denton, Texas; a brother, Randall Dover, Springfield; a sister, Dulcie Friesz, Fulton; and four grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Purdy Cemetery, with the Rev. W.J. Oldham officiating.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, Monett.
Contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, El Paso, in care of the funeral home.
AURORA, Mo. … Russell L. Halterman, 64, Aurora, died at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 1996, at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, after a long illness. cancer
Mr. Halterman was born Dec. 31, 1931, in Aurora, and lived in the town most of his life. He was a veteran of the Navy. He was a car salesman for Mayse-Earnhardt Chevrolet, Aurora.
Surviving are his wife, the former Frankie Stark; two sons, Mike Halterman and Kevin Halterman, both of Aurora; his mother, Crete Halterman, Aurora; two brothers, Dan Halterman, Aurora, and Jack Halterman, Springfield, Va.; and three grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Maple Park Cemetery, Aurora. The Rev. Rex Mooneyham will officiate.
The casket will be closed.
Contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, in care of Peterson Funeral Home, Aurora.
AURORA, Mo. … Mima G. Richardson, 86, Aurora, died at 2:38 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 1996, at Aurora Community Hospital after a long illness.
Mrs. Richardson was born March 3, 1910, at Leann, and was a lifetime Aurora resident. She was a homemaker and member of Madry (Mo.) Christian Union Church.
She married George Richardson on May 15, 1928. He died Feb. 9, 1989.
There are no immediate survivors.
Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Leann Cemetery, with the Rev. Leon Huse officiating.
Burial will be under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, Aurora.
NEVADA, Mo. … Gerald Q. Smith, 76, Nevada, died Monday, July 29, 1996, at Nevada Regional Medical Center after a sudden illness.
Mr. Smith was born June 8, 1920, at Montevallo, a community east of Milo.
He grew up in Vernon County. He was a 1937 graduate of Nevada High School and was president of his class.
He worked as a blacksmith for the Missouri Pacific Railroad, retiring in 1976.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, attaining the rank of staff sergeant and serving in the Southwest Pacific.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Nevada.
He was a member of the Elks Lodge, Knights of Columbus, and Veterans of Foreign Wars, all of Nevada.
He married Theresa J. Fritz Smith on Dec. 31, 1946, at Ashley, Pa. She survives.
Other survivors include three sons, Mike Smith, Muskogee, Okla., and Mark Smith and Jim Smith, both of Nevada; four daughters, Terry Gatewood, Columbia, Cheryl Spittle, Stratford, Conn., Veronica Anderson, Nevada, and Denise Prokop, St. Joseph; three brothers, Walter Smith, Columbia, Donald Smith, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and J.C. Smith, Nevada; 22 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Nevada, with the Rev. James Schrader officiating. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Nevada.
Friends may call until 9:30 a.m. Friday at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
Rosary services will be at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home, with visitation afterward.
ANDERSON, Mo. … Services Lester William Stephen, 59, Anderson route 2, who died Monday, will be at 2 p.m. today at Anderson Full Gospel Church.
The Rev. Dean Royce and the Rev. Cecil Hall will officiate.
Pallbearers will include J.R. Adams, Matt Brooks, Robert Clark, Billy Bell, Mike Butler, Noah Madden and Ryan Perkins.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to noon today at the Ozark Funeral Home, Anderson.
Additional services will be 3 p.m. Friday at the United Methodist Church, Edmond, Kan. The Rev. Jack Kersenbrock will officiate. Burial will be in Edmond Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Lester Stephen, Larry Stephen, Jay Kreizer, Todd Rupp, Joshua Rupp and Fred Harris.
Homer Walden dies at age 101
NEOSHO, Mo. … Homer W. Walden, 101, Neosho, died at 4:45 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 1996, at a local nursing home after a long illness.
Mr. Walden was born July 19, 1895, at Paragould, Ark. He moved to Neosho from California in 1936. He was a beef, dairy and crop farmer. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War I. He was a member of Rocketdyne Church of Christ, Neosho.
He married Georgia O. Cook on Feb. 17, 1918, at Jacksonville, Fla. She died Jan. 6, 1990.
Survivors include four daughters, Lillian Bland, Neosho, Roberta Koger, Fort Collins, Colo., Gladys Walkup, Mineral Wells, Texas, and Marie Wyche, Redding, Calif.; 15 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Clark Funeral Home, Neosho. Thomas Saey, minister, will officiate. Burial will be in Gibson Cemetery, north of Neosho.
Pallbearers will be Jim Walkup, Bill Koger, Darryl Bland, Larry Bland and Raymond Wolgamott.
Contributions may be made to Rocketdyne Church of Christ, in care of the funeral home.
GRANBY, Mo. … Nellie Mae Watson, 89, Modesto, Calif., formerly of Granby, died at 10:15 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 1996, at her home after a long illness.
Mrs. Watson was born Jan. 10, 1907, in Beaver County, Okla. She lived in Granby most of her life, moving to Modesto about 14 years ago. She worked 22 years at the former Granby Manufacturing Co. She was a member of the Gospel Tabernacle, Granby, and formerly was associated with Mission Church, Granby.
Her husband, Thomas Eugene ``Gene'' Watson, died June 5, 1973.
Surviving are two sons, Dale Watson, Joplin, and Tom Watson, Modesto; three daughters, Ruth Georgeson, Modesto, Norma Davis, Cabot, Ark., and Margie Shelton, Springfield; a brother, Henry Cole, Lake Wales, Fla.; a sister, Peggy Brown, Oklahoma City, Okla.; 18 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Clark Funeral Home, Granby. The Rev. R.J. Savage will officiate. Burial will be in Granby Memorial Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Roger Watson, Jack Robinson, Marcell Cole, Bill Cole, Bob Cole and Bob Slavens.
Family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
LAMAR, Mo. … Pearl Lena Weathermon, 92, a former Lamar-area resident, died at 7:02 p.m. Monday, July 29, 1996, at a Monett nursing home after a long illness.
Mrs. Weathermon was born Feb. 13, 1904, in Barton County. She returned to Barton County from Nodaway County in 1929. She moved to Mindenmines from Milford in 1957. She was a homemaker and a member of Mindenmines Christian Church.
She married Frank Sylvester Weathermon on May 11, 1920, at Savannah. He died Jan. 16, 1963.
Survivors include three daughters, Martha Kincaid, Kansas City, Opal Denny, Strafford, and Amy Harrington, Fruita, Colo.; three brothers, Earl McMackin, Lamar, Gene McMackin, Viburnum, and Robert McMackin, Metaline Falls, Wash.; a sister, Mary Smith, Edgerton; 17 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and 24 great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Daniel Funeral Home, Lamar. The Rev. Lonnie Pennell will officiate. Burial will be in Howell Cemetery, south of Milford.
Pallbearers will be Mark Wakeman, Scott Joseph, Gary Williams, Mike Weathermon, Gary Gibson and Jesse Weathermon.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
MINDENMINES, Mo. … Richard E. ``Dick'' Withrow, 69, Mindenmines, formerly of Nevada, died Monday, July 29, 1996, at Freeman Hospital, Joplin, after a sudden illness.
Mr. Withrow was born Oct. 25, 1926, at Nixa. He grew up and attended school at Nevada. He lived in California for the past 15 years and recently moved to Mindenmines.
He was an Army veteran of World War II and a Navy veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars. He served in the Navy for more than 20 years.
He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Earl Withrow and Ruth Ellen Withrow, both of the state of California; a brother, Undrell Eugene Withrow Jr., Paradise, Calif.; two sisters, M. Leora Bond, Gladstone, and Eileen Worley, Mindenmines; and three grandchildren.
No services are planned. The body will be cremated.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
NEOSHO, Mo. … William ``Leroy'' York, 46, Westview Road, died Monday, July 29, 1996, at Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, after a short illness.
Mr. York was born Aug. 19, 1949, in Newton County. He was a lifetime area resident. He worked at the Milnot plant at Seneca.
Survivors include a daughter, Christy Richards, Tulsa, Okla.; his father, William York, rural Neosho; a brother, Lloyd York, Neosho; two sisters, Letha Fritchey, Seneca, and Jessie Bates, Neosho; and two grandchildren.
Arrangements are pending with Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca.
BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. … Services for James Ronald Douthitt, 48, Baxter Springs route 2, who died Sunday, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Picher, Okla.
Burial will be in Baxter Springs Cemetery.
Additional survivors include a stepson, Allen Schultz, Baxter Springs.
OPOLIS, Kan. … Harry D. Hamacher, 72, Opolis, died at 2:06 p.m. Monday, July 29, 1996, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo., after a short illness.
Mr. Hamacher was born May 11, 1924, at Wichita. He grew up in Wichita and had lived in Pittsburg before moving to Opolis in 1961.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II.
He was a bricklayer and had worked for the Oehme Brothers Co. for 18 years.
He was a member of Pittsburg Local No. 4, International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen. He served as president of the local from 1971 to 1973. In 1974, he became secretary-treasurer and business agent for the local, and held those positions until his death. He was a member of Benjamin Fuller Post No. 64, American Legion, Pittsburg. He was a member of the Train Collectors' Association, Pittsburg.
He married Madeline V. Scofield on June 30, 1959, at Coffeyville. She survives.
Other survivors include three daughters, Patricia Chew, Novato, Calif.; Janis Bell, Laguna Beach, Calif., and Linda Hamacher, address unavailable; and five grandchildren.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home, Pittsburg. Charles Mertz will officiate. Burial will be in Crocker Cemetery, between Pittsburg and Opolis. The Pittsburg American Legion post will conduct a flag-folding ceremony at the cemetery.
Friends may call after 10 a.m. today at the funeral home and the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m.
Contributions may be made to the Cardiac Care Unit of St. John's Regional Medical Center in care of the funeral home.
GALENA, Kan. … Refa Kittrell, 84, 201 Empire St., died at 3:05 p.m. Tuesday at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo.
Mrs. Kittrell was born Oct. 9, 1911, in Galena. She was a homemaker. She was a Pentecostal. Her husband, Robert Kittrell, died Dec. 29, 1992.
Surviving are a son, Gary Kittrell, Galveston, Texas; five sisters, Macie Ames, Greenwood, Ark., Ruth David, Anderson, Oletha Goolsby, Houston, Texas, Bobby Kimball, Tucson, Ariz., and Mary Neill, Firestone, Colo.; and three grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Simpson Funeral Home, Webb City, Mo.
Burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at White Chapel Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Wichita.
GALENA, Kan. … Hazel Geraldine Paul, 75, Galena, died at 3:20 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 1996, at a local nursing home.
Mrs. Paul was born May 4, 1921, in Galena. She spent most of her life in Galena. She was a homemaker.
She married Leon Paul on Feb. 14, 1952, at Bentonville, Ark. He survives.
Additional survivors include two daughters, Rayma Fitzer, Galena, and Phyllis Massey, Tulsa, Okla.; a sister, Helen Jordan, Galena; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena. The Rev. Krassimur Kopoev will officiate. Burial will be in Lowell Cemetery, Lowell.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The family will be at Rayma Fitzer's home, 1512 Wood St.
PITTSBURG, Kan. … Rena Mae Thomas, 82, Pittsburg, died at 2:40 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 1996, at Mount Carmel Medical Center after a short illness.
Mrs. Thomas was born Feb. 27, 1914, at Capaldo. She lived in Frontenac and attended Frontenac schools. She moved to Pittsburg in 1930. She and her husband owned and operated the Thomas Floor Covering Co. until retiring in 1972. She was a member of the Whitmer Boat Club.
She married Robert B. Thomas on Aug. 12, 1933, at Lamar, Mo. He died May 20, 1995.
Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Ackerson, Neosho, Mo., and Mary Kay Wiley, Grove; a sister, Reba Carson, Sturgeon, Mo.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Bath-Naylor Funeral Home, Pittsburg. The Rev. Verl Strong will officiate. Burial will be in Pittsburg Garden of Memories Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
COLCORD, Okla. … Diana Jane Duncan, 47, Colcord, died Saturday, July 27, 1996, at Siloam Springs (Ark.) Memorial Hospital after a short illness.
Mrs. Duncan was born December 8, 1948, at Siloam Springs, Ark. She was a lifetime resident of Delaware County. She graduated from Colcord High School and had been an employee of McKee Baking Co., Gentry, Ark., for the past eight years. She was a member of Colcord Church of Christ.
Mrs. Duncan married Larry R. Duncan on July 21, 1967. He survives.
Additional survivors include two sons, Mickey A. Duncan, Vian, and Carl R. Duncan, Oklahoma City; her mother, Juanita Allen, Colcord; two brothers, Frank Allen, Jay, and David Allen, Siloam Springs, Ark.; and two sisters, Phyllis Glass, Colcord, and Jeanne Shipman, Baxter Springs, Kan.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, at Eastgate Church of Christ, Siloam Springs, Ark. Jerry Ellis will officiate. Burial will be in Dickson Cemetery.
Arrangements are under direction of Wasson Funeral Home, Siloam Springs.